We are open for early bird registrations

Call for speakers, tabletop exhibitors, academic posters, Innovation Awards now open

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (www.cpeia-acei.ca), has launched the website and registration for CPES2017, Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE).  The call for speakers, tabletop exhibitors, academic posters and the CPES Innovation Awards is now open.

CPES2017 takes place May 24-26 at Centennial College’s new Conference Centre in Toronto. Over 100 organizations and 200 attendees are expected, with industry-leading speakers and keynotes from around the world.

To take advantage of early bird registration please visit the conference website at www.CPES2017.ca.

“CPES2017 is already attracting support and interest from across the industry,” said Peter Kallai, President and CEO of the CPEIA and Chair of the CPES Organizing Committee. “Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exciting event, where Canadian expertise in printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE) intersects with global opportunity. Take advantage of our early bird pricing and consider how your organization can stand out as one of our valued sponsors.”

Given that the CPEIA has surpassed 80 members, attendees should expect an even better conference in 2017 and growing community of application and end user companies at the conference. Presentations will focus on end uses in Intelligent Packaging, Intelligent Buildings, Aerospace and Defence, Automotive and Industrial Applications, Health and Wellness, Intelligent Documents, and Consumer Electronics and Wearables.

Submit your proposal to speak present

CPES2017 will feature two days of technical programming targeted at academics, PE industrial companies and end-use companies alike on May 24 and 25.

The call for speaking submissions, academic posters and tabletop exhibitors is now open. The submission deadline is Jan. 20. Submissions are welcome related to the key themes of the conference and should focus on the end use applications of these technologies:

  • 2D large area and 3D printable electronics
  • Advances in inks, pastes, substrates, manufacturing methods
  • Advances in flexible electronics
  • Advances in wearable electronics
  • Advances in components such as sensors, batteries, lights, displays antennas and memory.
  • Hybrid electronics that connect printable and flexible electronics with integrated circuits or traditional electronics

Submit a proposal.

Submit your nomination for the CPES Innovation Awards

The second annual CPES Innovation Awards will feature two award categories, to recognize achievements in research innovation and industrial commercialization. The submission deadline is Feb. 17, 2017.

In keeping with the themes and focus of CPES, award applicants should highlight collaboration across the industry ecosystem between various industry and R&D players, to address real needs in various market verticals. More information can be found on the conference website.

Submit a nomination.

Sign up for a third day of Master Classes and Funding Mentoring Support

In addition, we are adding a third day of optional programming on May 26 that will feature Master Classes and Financing and Mentoring Sessions for companies.

Our Master Classes provide hands on learning from CPEIA members. Make you pick to learn about Flexible and Printable Batteries, Evolving PE Standards, or Inks and Pastes for Printable, Flexible and Wearable Technologies. Stay tuned for other classes to be confirmed.

Learn more and sign up.

Our Financing and Mentoring Sessions are targeted at established growth-stage companies as well as startups working to gain market traction and generate revenue. In addition to one-on-one coaching sessions, a panel of financiers and representatives from government support programs will provide information for those seeking startup and growth financing.   Mentors will lend their insight and expertise to help you access the resources you need for commercial success.

Learn more and sign up.

Become a sponsor

Last year’s sponsors are already renewing. NovaCentrix is again Diamond Sponsor. Xerox Research Centre of Canada has taken Gold. MGI Ceradrop and Keystep Growth & Finance are our first two Bronze Sponsors.

View our sponsorship packages.

If you want to increase your visibility through a sponsorship package, please contact Peter Kallai at [email protected].

Get in touch

To become a Member of the CPEIA, please contact Peter Kallai, President and CEO, at [email protected] or +1 613-795-8181.

The CPEIA also has opportunities for corporate and media sponsorships of our programs and events, including CPES2017, taking place May 24-26, 2017 in Toronto.

Media inquiries can be directed to Leo Valiquette, Director of Programs, at [email protected] or +1 613-769-9479.